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Looking back at 2018, I see that the triumphs far outnumber the challenges. Who could ask for anything more?
Taking a look back at 2018, a big year for making machines that make music.
Struggling to find the perfect present for a fit friend? Here’s a gift guide for the fitness junkie in your life.
Our year in penis size surveys, polarizing comedy routines and polyamorous photography.
​Ann talks about how she's come to be at peace in her life and how her attitude has changed over time. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Haze" by Angelo De Augustine
You shouldn’t wait until to get serious about your financial profile. These basics can get you started.
Establishing a routine can keep you healthy and moving as you work towards your goals.
Having recently gone through a major life transition, Kenice talks about how she got over the betrayal she experienced by people she trusted and how she handles stress. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Civilization" by Milagres
No matter what your manager or youth pastor says, the preppy classic is hideous.
The running community’s view on heavy strength training is changing. Could it work for you?
This week was cold in New York City but warm in our hearts. Should we be worried that we have hypothermia? Seems like a symptom.
YouTube thought that since I watched ContraPoints I’d love Ben Shapiro and Jordan Peterson.
Marian shares the story of his first love and the subsequent heartbreak. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Juju" by Summer Twins
A new study finds that the video game may help people cope with stressful waiting periods.
How a New York runner helped me remember the simple exhilaration of racing.
Carlo explains the difference between love and lust, as he sees it, and reminisces about his first romantic relationship. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the…
Women are more embarrassed about farting than men—but they shouldn’t be.
Female comedians are taking female desire back and we should all applaud.
California wildfires are canceling major races. How can you tell if the air quality is safe enough to hit the trails?
Matt Ruby chats w/ Dr. Jonathan Fader about performance psychology. Winston & J on the new movie, ‘Jonathan.’ And a sneak preview of Farao’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Uddhava shares his views on spirituality and how he feels people can live peaceably together while at various levels of their spiritual journey. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
A strong core means much more than impressive abs: it means better performance and less risk of injury.
There’s a tradeoff between relationships and freedom and millennials know where they stand.
Carol reminisces about her childhood home in Argentina and shares what made it special to her. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Home In My Love" by…
Even for a professional athlete, Joe Rogan’s month-long sobriety challenge was a challenge and a revelation.
Kevin talks about his upbringing, how it prevented him from celebrating Halloween, and what he thinks about the holiday. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "All Choked Up" by BRONCHO
Little things may chip away at an athlete’s mental resolve. Luckily little things can also help strengthen it.
Julian shares how he got started in photography, how it has evolved into a career, and describes his favorite photos. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode:…
Metrics can be invaluable tools but relying on them too much can cause more harm than help.
Edward, a black man who is also a Republican and a Christian, explains how his views set him apart and against those younger than himself. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music…
At the most recent Cat Camp, BreakThruTV’s Chelsea White spoke with cat behavior specialist Dr. Mikel Delgado to get a better sense of just what’s up with her own two cats.
These fall vegetables and fruits aren’t just tasty. They also have the nutrition you need to take your fitness to the next level.
Haley tells us about how stepping out of her comfort zone to travel and have new experiences has given her better perspective on life. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "I Wrote A Letter Home" by Hilang Child
Ultramarathoner Erin Shaw finished in the top 20 women in The Bear 100 six months after becoming a mom.
Keith describes how his early life experiences unfortunately led him to abandon his upbringing and end up in jail before using what he’s learned from that time to now strive for greatness in his life. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Tears Of A Clown" by Casket Girls
The most important part of fitness is showing up every day. Here's how to make that happen.
We love this meme almost as much as a moth loves… a lamp.
Michele tells us about his experience of working as a waiter during his summer holidays in Italy and how the experience helped him learn how to be independent. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Spells" by Dennis
In thinking about where she felt most at peace, Hao recalls the small village where she grew up in China, and shares how the place has changed from industrialization. 1st Person is presented by…
We barely made it out alive from our second photo-taking foray into Brooklyn no-ring wrestling.
While at Cat Camp 2018 Chelsea White spoke with Sterling Davis, the man behind TrapKing Humane Cat Solutions, an organization which uses a TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return) approach to animal rescue. Davis…
Yoga can help your running game. Here’s how to find the style that’s right for you.
Archie recalls when he started feeling more like an adult than a child and reminisces about the things he misses from when he was younger. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Dream Dictionary" by Psychic Temple
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are almost certainly getting more out of you than you’re getting out of them.
Tim recalls finding out that his parents were getting divorced when he was younger, how the divorce impacted his formative years and what he’s learned about himself from the experience. 1st…
The sport can be intimidating but it’s far more accessible than it may appear. Here’s advice on getting out on the trail.
Chelsea White makes her final stop on her summer search for the best ice cream in New York City at Tipsy Scoop located in Kips’ Bay. The ice cream “barlour” specializes in booze infused frozen…
Faheem shares what it has been like to live with schizophrenia, both before and after his diagnosis. He also stresses the importance of being able to ask for help no matter what kind of assistance you are looking for. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Alienself" by Steve Hauschildt
Sally shares how being extremely competitive as a young person affected her ability to play well with others. She also comments on what she thinks has changed about game play over the years and what…
​I​n continuing her summer search for the best ice cream experience, Chelsea White stopped by 10Below, which serves Thai-inspired rolled ice cream at their 5 NYC and LA shops. Named after both the…
Jed recalls his earliest memory of losing his belly button and how he thinks that affected him. He also delivers a eulogy for his lost appendage. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Dreamin’" by Summer Twins
Research shows that spending on experiences brings more joy than buying goods.
Tasty brews were enjoyed by all at Beers With(out) Beards, despite the rain.
Doing too much too soon? You’re risking an injury that could sideline you for the season.
Our top stories of the week
Amani recalls first becoming interested in sports and how that shaped her experiences growing up. She also offers her advice for other women who want to make a career in the male dominated…
We may not all have the chiseled physique or the natural talent of an elite athlete. But we can all train our minds for peak performance and see improvement.
Observers of the movie subscription service say the future looks bleak for the flailing company.
Mairead recounts some of the anxieties she faced as a child, how she overcame them, and advice to people who might be dealing with similar situations. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
Men and women alike need to take the initiative to get more women racing in the dirt.
Chelsea continues her summer search for the best ice cream in New York City with a stop at Taiyaki NYC. Located in the heart of Chinatown, Taiyaki NYC serves its ice cream in adorable fish-shaped…
Simone shares what it was like to work in a porn cinema in her home country of Switzerland along with what she learned from the experience. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music…
I tried Casper's new napping space and here's what happened.
It was a purr-fect opportunity for cat lovers looking to adopt, shop for cat stuff and just enjoy mingling and meowing with felines and fellow cat fanciers.
Cat Bradley remembers her roots in ultra and trail running on the Eiger Ultra Trail Race.
Kelsie reminisces about what it was like to fall in love for the first time and how that relationship affected her. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode:…
Twitter is a horny, frustrated mess right now.
Eggloo separates itself from other NYC ice cream shops by using a Hong Kong waffle for its cones. In China, it is called Gai Dan Jai, which translates into “little egg.” Chelsea White visited to…
Thinking about cutting out cow’s milk? We explore the alternatives for nutritional value and environmental impact.
The jet that couldn't shoot straight cost U.S. taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars. So maybe free college is NBD.
With our oceans increasingly cluttered by plastic waste, it seems at first blush like a sensible way to reduce waste. Unfortunately, it’s not so simple.
Angelo shares how, from a young age, books have provided him an escape from the pressures of his own life and how reflecting on the stories of different characters has taught him to apply perspective to personal situations. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Avocado Surprise" by Mo Douglas
Can't get out of bed? Is working out the last thing on your mind? Here are simple ways to get your training back up to speed.
The Megaupload founder is more comfortable on the internet than almost anyone else alive.
Art recalls how his self-image as a young person did not seem to match others' perception of him, and how he was able to use those perceptions to learn and improve the way he saw himself and those…
Running shoe choices can seem endless. Cat Bradley offers a no-nonsense guide to finding the footwear that’s best for you.
The scandal-plagued Theranos CEO’s social media account says very little but explains a lot.
Corey talks about how studying theater taught her to truly connect with people and how she would like to use that experience to shape her career. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
Matt, who is now an airline pilot, talks about his previous job as a DJ and what it was like to perform at his first professional gig. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Witness" by Lusine
Women can't eat like we're smaller men. Our bodies have different nutritional needs and low carb diets harm us more than they help.
Sarah shares her experience of being a triplet and the special relationship that she has with her two siblings. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode:…
It's hard to run when temperatures rise. But heat might be the key to supercharging your performance.
Can the BTRtoday editorial staff play Korg’s musical devices without training or instruction? (Spoiler alert: yes)
Sex workers pay taxes, are established business proprietors and provide valuable service. But all banks see is “sex.”
Marvin talks about getting involved in a ski club for seniors and reminisces about skiing at different times in his life. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Standin' Still Blues" by The California Honeydrops
Running a marathon at the 20,000-acre resort was a thrilling escape into nature.
When you’re running ultra-marathons, you can’t keep a top speed over that distance. But when you train fast, it makes your slow runs more powerful.
BreakThruTv's Chelsea White returns to the 2nd annual Cat Camp to talk with cat owners, cat-centric proprietors and celebrity cats. In this episode, she talks with people repping Meowbox, Miss Maddy…
CBD oil-laced treats are growing in popularity – learn the benefits and risks of this natural (and totally legal) ingredient
In this episode, Carlos recalls how he met his current partner and shares some of the ups and downs of being in a long distance relationship.
There are 100 trillion microbes in your body. They can work for you or against you. Here’s how to get them on your side.
A coalition of consumer protection and left-wing groups are urging the Federal Trade Commission to break up Facebook.
We keep doing dumb shit to clothes and the latest is human heads on bathing suits.
Reynaldo shares what inspired him to immigrate to the United States, what he misses about his home country of Panama and what he’s learned from living in New York.
BreakThruTv's Chelsea White returns to the 2nd annual Cat Camp to talk with cat owners, cat-centric proprietors and celebrity cats. In this episode, she talks with Lil Bub and her owner, Mike, about…
Running low on iron can ruin your workouts and make your hair fall out. Here’s how to spot it and treat it.
Can’t find the right guitar video? Don’t fret. LOL. That’s a guitar joke. Guitars have frets. But seriously, we can help.
Tauran shares a story about meeting a man he is convinced was Santa Claus in Walmart and his struggle to find others that believe him. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Western Life" by Headwaves
The keys on the latest MacBook Pro are fragile as a teen goth poet. But don’t worry, you don’t need to type to use a computer.
Rob recounts a time when an unexpected visitor turned up at his girlfriend’s door and how the situation was resolved. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Magic Eye" by Miniboone
And what they don’t remember so fondly. From lectures on Bigfoot to accidentally dosing your friends.
In this episode, Ed talks about his hobby of buying and selling art and how he used it as a cover to surprise his wife with a gift. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Night On Earth" by HOLY
Throttling your training intensity in the days leading up to the race can make for faster race times. Cat Bradley talks about how to taper the right way to maximize its benefits.
From double dates to orgies, who knows what might happen.
In this episode, Summer talks about what motivates her to help others and why she thinks people should take a more active role in asking for help or assisting others. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
The Indulgers, a new line of 'Infinity War'-themed toys, are sure to make Marvel movie lovers moan.
The hips have muscles small and large that can cause trouble throughout the body. These stretches can keep them happy.
In honor of 4/20, we’re looking at innovations in weed technology. In honor of the chronic lateness of marijuana smokers, we’re publishing it on 4/21.
A new study says females decide to chuck the rubbers
Your next weed bash will be so classy, you can invite grandma.
In this episode, Gianna shares how her sister's behavior and habits have affected her over the years and how she expects their relationship will change and evolve with time. 1st Person is presented…
We checked out the Friday the 13th deals at three tattoo shops in Brooklyn.
Too exhausted to train? The problem might not be overexertion but lack of calories and nutrition.
Mother of Pearl is a Polynesian-inspired, modern tiki bar located in the East Village neighborhood of New York City, serving all-vegan fare, from pupu platters to colorful island-inspired cocktails.…
The famed mountain peak provided the perfect backdrop to a challenging but exhilarating race.
In this episode, Claire shares how she’s learned to be generous from those around her and how she feels when she’s able to bring joy to others with generous actions. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Iron Is Your Love" by Fine China
How former pro dom and sex educator discovered the same lessons about kinks apply to careers.
Cat lovers of the world, unite and take over (Asbury Park, NJ)!
Braving bad weather is good for you. Research shows that getting your body moving in the open air benefits the body, mind and spirit.
In this episode, Kirby shares what it was like coming to terms with her gender identity and how, while she appreciates the culture of other decades, it would have been much more difficult to live openly as a queer person during one of those times. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Man Of Science" by William Matheny
While new research casts doubt on the health benefits of early day eating, it’s still the most important meal of the day for athletes.
Killing online resources for sex workers jeopardizes their lives and those of survivors.
In this episode, Michael reminisces about how he met and proposed to his husband, what a seemingly unlikely pair they make, and how they’ve maintained a happy relationship. 1st Person is presented…
Make Easter fun by hosting your adults-only cannabis party in celebration of the spring. And by adults only, we mean just that—keep kids away.
Portraits and art from the 2018 NYC Feminist Zine Fest at Barnard College.
Running partners can make for complicated romantic partners—unless you follow some simple guidelines.
Mother of Pearl is a Polynesian-inspired, modern tiki bar located in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. This tropical escape within the city limits serves beautifully presented all-vegan…
In this episode, Yanelli recalls what it was like to see her father after ten years, the way she reacted in that moment, and how she thinks she would act if she saw him again. 1st Person is presented…
For the first time, I don’t have a rooting interest in the most exciting sports betting event of the year. I’m feeling surprisingly OK.
When is it okay to charge someone on the money app? And what can you do about weirdos that don’t have it?
In this episode, Carol shares her philosophy on fate and how she’s gained many different experiences by leaving some of the bigger details in life to work themselves out. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Come On Poet" by Slow Club
The analog percussion machine could take a lifetime to master its options and setting. But also it’s fun right out of the box.
In this episode, Marina shares the annoying habit some people have that bothers her most and the effect it has had on some of her relationships. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music…
The world of pills and powders is confusing but the right combination could take your performance to the next level.
That cold weather staple of hot cocoa may be overly simple comfort food in the United States. But it's way more exciting in other parts of the globe.
People young and old are going under the knife to improve the looks of their lobes. But it's more than a matter of simple vanity.
In this episode, Ramya, who was at the Javits Center while attending the New York City Marathon Expo ahead of the annual race, shares how the prospect of winning medals inspires her to compete in…
A new study shows NYC consumes more cannabis than any other city. But when you think about what New Yorkers have to deal with, it’s not surprising.
Will The satellite of tomorrow be a fleet of airplanes?
In this episode, Allan, who was at the Javits Center while attending the New York City Marathon Expo ahead of the annual race, shares his changing experience of the marathon over time. After many…
Adding cross-training to your routine can get the benefits of running without the harmful impact.
The smart car of the future will be drivers, navigators and personal robots. Just don't get too attached to them.
In this episode, Xavier shares what it’s like to view the world as a realist and some of the issues he sees facing the world today. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Leaving The Park" by Oneohtrix Point Never
Thursday Kitchen is an Asian fusion restaurant in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. Restaurant owner, Chef Kay, creates dishes that are influenced by traditional Korean flavors and…
The annual instrument makers’ showcase offered hints to the future of music tech.
Break out of the gift-giving rut with these out of the box of chocolate ideas.
In this episode, a runner named Ulrika, who was at the Javits Center while attending the New York City Marathon Expo ahead of the annual race, shares how she got into running while recovering from an accident and how it has encouraged a healthier, more active lifestyle. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Night Walker" by Ghost Funk Orchestra
The hangover prevention and cure tasted bad and offered no relief.
Fuel up to get over the finish line
Why Jack in the Box’s “feud” with Martha Stewart is contrived patriarchy at its finest
Can drum machines make a comeback in a laptop world? New percussion devices from big names are making a strong argument.
Content warning: This subject of this video is suicide and may be triggering to some. Shortly after the death of Chester Bennington, Jessica shared the story of her own attempted suicide and how she…
The other Paul finally spoke about his brother, but didn't say anything.
It’s hard to get a good night’s rest. But if you want peak performance, you’ve got to make shut-eye a priority.
LegalFling makes consent legally binding. So what’s the problem?
Rev. Yolanda shares stories and music with children at Park Church Co-op for Drag Queen Story Hour.
In this episode, a runner named Emily, who was at the Javits Center while attending the New York City Marathon Expo ahead of the annual race, shares how she started running and the experience of…
Faces and signs by and in support of women at the 2nd Annual NYC Women's March.
Exercise isn’t always sexy. Surviving a workout can involve fighting off urges to poop, taming running noses and staving off chafing.
The tech industry aims to disrupt the way we make coffee and poop.
In this episode, Kaitlyn shares the most embarrassing experience she’s ever had and offers her advice on how to get over feeling embarrassed. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters Music…
Changes to Facebook shows the social media network doesn’t understand people
Poetry reading "whores" celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their brothel at Brooklyn's House of Yes.
An art exhibit explores new ground in non traditional relationships, from sex to sandwiches
In this episode, Victoria shares her opinions about the way people interact today and how communication is affected by social media. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters Music featured in…
How to make peace with the most dreaded piece of workout equipment.
In this episode, Erin recounts making plans to move from Chicago to Chile as a surprise for her boyfriend. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters Music featured in this episode: "Door" by High…

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